March 7, 2014 - In This Issue:
Upcoming Events
and Programs
March 9 - John Oates in concert
March 15 - Wildflower Walk
May 24 - Desert Dessert Night
May 31 - Cool Summer Nights begin
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EXPERIENCE THE DESERT AT NIGHT
Event Offers Astronomy, Art, Animals, Music and More!
Clubhouse sunset

Desert Night Life is tomorrow! The weather is set to be perfect for a night of exploring the Museum and taking in the wonder of the Sonoran Desert at night. Gaze at the stars through telescopes, or create an art project that glows under a black light. If you're a foodie, be sure to make a reservation for dinner at the Ocotillo Caf´┐Ż by calling 520-883-5705.  As a musical bonus, tickets are still available for Jessi Colter's 6:30 pm performance in the Warden Oasis Theater, as well as John Oates's on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased online or by stopping at the concert ticket window (opening at 1 pm both days). Learn more

MUSEUM RETURNS TO BOOK FEST
Books and Animals Await at Popular Festival

The Museum is going to town with a series of appearances at the popular Tucson Festival of Books, March 15 and 16. The Museum's Press will be showcasing books, as well as presenting author appearances and signings at booth #339. If animals are your thing, check out the Museum's presentation at 11:30 am each day in Science City. You can also learn about venom and antivenom and see some animals up close at the Museum and University of Arizona VIPER Institute display in Science of the Natural World Neighborhood. Find the full schedule here 

DESERT GALA MAKES A SPLASH!
Annual Event is Sunday, April 27
The Museum's largest fundraiser is a sparkling evening of art, music, lively auction bidding, formal dining, and conservation. Enjoy the fabulous surroundings of the Museum and a delectable four course meal (served with wine) while supporting the Museum's programs. Don't delay in purchasing your ticket, as the event will sell out soon. If you can't attend the event, you can still purchase a raffle ticket for the chance to win one of two gorgeous bronze sculptures by Mark Rossi. Buy your ticket today!